Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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Real Madrid's winning streak ended when they conceded a late goal to draw 2-2 at home to Celta Vigo.
Zinedine Zidane has said he is "not contemplating" Gareth Bale leaving Real Madrid on Friday before the end of the January transfer window.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane defended Gareth Bale after the Welshman picking up another injury and also said Eden Hazard is close to a return.
Thibaut Courtois proved the hero as Real Madrid beat city rivals Atletico in a penalty shoot-out to win their 11th Spanish Super Cup.
Eden Hazard's injury-plagued start at Real Madrid will continue this month after Zinedine Zidane said the Belgian will not play in the Spanish Super Cup.
Barcelona and Real Madrid will travel to the Clasico from the same hotel as part of a large-scale security operation.
Zinedine Zidane and Ernesto Valverde might have been fearing for their jobs if they had lost a Clasico back in October but ...
Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane insists they will not look past Club Brugge despite having already secured a spot in the Champions League last 16.
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane declared himself happy with the performance but not the result as PSG rallied from behind to secure a draw.
Zinedine Zidane faces another crossroads in his handling of Gareth Bale, who appeared to mock Real Madrid after Wales' 2-0 victory over Hungary.
Real Madrid are being linked with a swoop for Everton striker Moise Kean as boss Zinedine Zidane looks to bolster his attack.
Real Madrid moved top of La Liga for the first time since October on Sunday after grinding out a 1-0 win away at Real Valladolid.
Several countries may be in the midst of their winter breaks, but the football goes on elsewhere, with Spain's biggest clubs having an eventful few days in Saudi Arabia.
Real Madrid and Barcelona will be among those tussling for the Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia, amid controversy over a country condemned for its record on human rights.
Zinedine Zidane says Real Madrid face a thrilling challenge trying to outwit Pep Guardiola's Manchester City in the Champions League.
Zinedine Zidane has said he is not worried about Wednesday's Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona being overshadowed by Catalan independence protests.
Zinedine Zidane has brushed off suggestions Real Madrid could be distracted by the upcoming Clasico when they play in-form Valencia.
Zinedine Zidane confirmed that Gareth Bale has not trained ahead of Real Madrid's match against Espanyol as injury threatens to rule him out.
Zinedine Zidane said that his Real Madrid side are "not looking to get revenge" when they host Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.
Zinedine Zidane says Karim Benzema deserves to be recalled for France after the striker's absence from the national team continued when the latest squad was announced.
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